"St Dominic, founder of the Order of Friar Preachers (The Dominicans). Dominican Guzman was born in a small town in Northern Spain in 1170. After completing his studies at the college in
the town of Palencia, Dominic was invited to go and live in the Spanish City of Osma."
In 1206 after completing their mission in Denmark, Dominic and Diego, the bishop of Osma began to preach throughout French countryside. Pope Honorius then gave Dominic approval to establish the Order of Preachers and Dominic went to live in the city of Bologna, Northern Italy. After Dominic's death on Aug 6, 1221, the reputation of the Dominicans as men of learning became well known as
the followers of Dominic spread to many countries.
Wood gate, M. V. St Dominic.